Adding a handful of inspectors will make little difference
Failing and polluting water companies are jeopardising water quality, killing wildlife and causing untold damage to the environment.
A short-term fix to bail out Thames Water won’t be enough.
The government needs a properly staffed Environment Agency if natural habitats and water sources are to be protected.
The cost-of-living crisis has reached a point where the lowest paid are truly struggling to make ends meet.
Wages there have been held down for years.